Monthly Archives: February 2018

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Small Business Optimism Rose in January

Small Business Optimism Rose in January to 106.9 Small Business Optimism rose 2.0 points in January to 106.9, just shy of its all-time high hit in November. Firms report improved pricing power and increased wage pressure while capital spending plans also increased. Wells Fargo Cutting Tool Demand Rose 8.3% in 2017 Cutting tool demand rose [...]

2018-02-19T18:29:01+00:00A View|

Dow Industrials on Quite a Ride

The Dow Industrials Have Been on Quite a Ride This Week What a ride...the Dow Industrials lost 1175 points on Monday...and were up 575 points on Tuesday.  Wednesday morning at 10:30...Dow up 200 points. Talk about volatility... The Dow Industrials have been on quite a ride this week, Thursday's trading dropped the Dow another 1,000+ points [...]

2018-02-09T22:05:22+00:00A View|

US Steel Service Centers Double-Digit Growth in January

US Steel Service Centers Reported Double-Digit Growth in January US steel service centers reported double-digit month-on-month growth in shipments in January, along with slightly higher inventory levels, according to the latest Metals Service Center Institute (MSCI) data released 2/16/18. AMM Deere & Co. Lifts 2018 Sales Outlook Deere & Co. has lifted its sales outlook [...]

2018-02-27T19:14:20+00:00A View|